When selecting a Criminal Defense Lawyer, Experience and Character Matter. Our criminal defense practice is highly trusted and respected for a reason. We work hard, respect our clients, fight for their cause and treat them as if they were family.
Criminal defense charges present a unique set of complex factors that make it extremely difficult for the average person to navigate.
To complicate things, criminal charges often cause fear and embarrassment. Sometimes fear of judgment, or a wish for privacy prevents those facing criminal charges from asking friends and family for references. So, how does one choose an attorney?
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Our highly-trained defense lawyers have served citizens from every walk of life throughout the greater Albany, NY / Capital District Region for decades. We put our years of experience to work for each and every client regardless of their physical location. View the areas we serve.
High-Profile to No-Profile Cases. E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy lawyers are often called upon to defend business executives and public figures facing criminal charges in New York State.
However, the majority of clients our criminal defense attorneys work with are normal people who have encountered a difficult situation, and that’s where we excel.
3 Tips for Choosing the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in New York
Tip #1. Who Would You Want to Represent You?
Before you do anything else, take a moment to think about what kind of attorney you want to represent you in court, in front of a judge, in a courtroom, or to the District Attorney? Most people facing criminal charges want their attorney to be experienced in criminal matters, yet they find the human factor to be equally important. You will find that in many ways, our attorneys are just like you. The team at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is proud to be living, working and raising their families here in the Capital Region.
Tip #2. Will Your Attorney Command Respect?
Criminal defense requires a great deal of negotiation, often in your absence. A good attorney commands respect from their professional peers as well as District Attorneys, Assistant DA’s, judges and law enforcement professionals.
E. Stewart Jones, Jr. is consistently recognized by his peers in the legal profession to be one of the top lawyers in New York and the U.S. Learn more about our firm and our criminal defense practice.
Tip #3. Hire the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer You Can Afford
Facing criminal charges can be extremely intimidating, and rightfully so. A conviction could change every aspect of your life. You do not want to look back and wish you had chosen a more qualified or experienced criminal defense attorney. You want to hire the best legal representation you can afford, right from the start.
Legal fees charged by the E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm are very comparable to other attorneys. If you would like to put the experience of the E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy legal team on your side, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your case – at no cost to you. We will give you a straight-forward case analysis and a fee quote on the spot.
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Contact Us today and schedule a free meeting with one of our experienced attorneys, either by phone or a confidential in-person meeting at one of our four convenient office locations. Our attorneys are also able to schedule a meeting at the jail, police station and/or courthouse, if needed.
For urgent legal matters, such as serious criminal charges, DWI, etc., Please Call Us Now. Our attorneys are available for urgent legal requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and will return your call promptly. We are here to help.